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Repeated gentle handling in beef cattle: heart rate and behaviour

Schulze Westerath, Heike; Probst, Johanna; Gygox, Lorenz and Hillmann, Edna (2010) Repeated gentle handling in beef cattle: heart rate and behaviour. In: Lidfors, Lena; Blokhuis, Harry and Keeling, Linda (Eds.) Proceedings of the 44th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE), Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

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Summary

A good animal-human relationship is one important aspect concerning cattle welfare. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of gentle handling at head and neck on behaviour and heart beat parameters in beef cattle.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:Tierhaltung, Transport und Schlachtung, Mensch-Tier-Beziehung, Kälberhandling
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
cattle
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_1391
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Beef cattle
Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: Switzerland > ETHZ - Agrarwissenschaften
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal > Animal health
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal > Cattle
ISBN:978-90-8686-150-7
Related Links:http://www.fibl.org/de/schweiz/forschung/tierhaltung.html
Deposited By: Probst, Johanna
ID Code:20822
Deposited On:08 May 2012 21:28
Last Modified:03 Aug 2021 09:09
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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